Sunday, 21 April 2013
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Google mapthon case may be taken by CBI from Delhi

The CBI is probably going to require over Associate in Nursing investigation by the city police, that is inquisitory whether or not Google profaned rules in holding a contest that asked users to feature data concerning their native areas for its on-line mapping services.

The agency will take over as the investigation will have national ramifications, says this report in The Hindu.
Google, that ran the “Mapathon” in Republic of India in February and March, aforesaid its aim was to form a lot of native data accessible to any or all which it didn't break any laws.

The investigation against Google is predicated on a criticism filed by Survey of Republic of India, the country’s national survey and mapping agency, that aforesaid the competition was outlawed and should threaten national security.

Google invited users to assist “create higher maps for India” by adding data of their neighbourhoods and secure the highest one,000 mappers prizes of tablets, smartphones and gift vouchers.

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